However, there have been occasions where frontline policing teams and personnel from the custody suites have been subjected to abusive behaviour including threats of deliberate transmission. … More ABUSE AND ASSAULT WILL NOT BE TOLERATED
And, while about a third (34%) agreed they would still delay attending their GP or hospital, the figure was 45% before the NHS Is Open campaign. … More 36 NEW DEATHS FROM CORONAVIRUS IN SCOTLAND
“We are selling fewer newspapers so those figures are down and of course advertising is adversely affected, so economically it’s not great for newspapers,” he says. “But the plus side is there’s a huge demand for news and especially for papers like The Times. … More SALES SLUMP … SHOPS SHUT … OFFICES CLOSED
The Covid-19 crisis has brought Sturgeon hugely favourable personal ratings, whereas in Scotland Johnson has never been flavour of the month. (His Scottish party is now led by Jackson Carlaw, a pale imitation of the robust Ruth Davidson.) … More VIRUS:FOLLOW THE LEADER, BUT WHICH ONE?
Bono is the child of a “mixed marriage”, his mother Protestant, his father Catholic, but his faith is essentially Bible-based evangelical Protestantism. This is part of what has made him both astonishingly effective as a political operator in the US on the one hand and such an ambivalent figure in Irish Catholic culture on the other. … More BONO’S BIRTHDAY. DOES THIS GUY THINK HE IS JESUS?
It would be a major achievement in incompetence for the so-called “best” schools not to turn out far higher proportions of pupils with five Highers – the chosen measure – than schools which teach the children of the poor. So what exactly is being celebrated? … More BRIAN WILSON WRITES FOR THE DEMOCRAT